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Gerald Abraham papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection MS-1994-027: Gerald Abraham papers

Dates

  • approximately 1906-1986

Scope and Contents

Consists of correspondence, articles, manuscripts and research notes of Abraham. Also includes some unidentified sheet music and publications on music and various composers. Some of the material relates to the musicologist Michel D. Calvocoressi and several Russian composers.

Creator

Restrictions on access

Closed until processed.

Restrictions on use

These materials are made available for use in research, teaching and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.

Biographical / Historical

English musicologist Gerald Abraham emerged as an expert on Russian music early in his career. In the 1930s he became associated with the BBC, and in 1947 he became the first professor of music at Liverpool University. He edited a number of periodicals and published several books on music and specific composers. He died in 1988.

Extent

14.5 Linear Feet (13 containers)

Language of Materials

English

Provenance

Acquired from Boston College Library in 1994, 1997, and 2003.

Creator

Source

Title
Gerald Abraham Papers
Subtitle
approximately 1906-1986
Status
Unprocessed Cataloged
Date
2015
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

Contact:
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